Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Rankin, Lanvin & Christopher Bailey celebrate Esquire’s 20th anniversary year with
Take Over Project

A number of celebrities from the worlds of design, music, sport, TV, film and fashion have been commissioned by Esquire to create unique covers in celebration of the magazine’s 20th anniversary year. The Esquire Take Cover project, in association with Hugo Boss, invited 32 famous names and brands to create a one-off cover for the magazine’s April issue. Their efforts have culminated in a portfolio of art, of which a collection of 20 exclusive limited edition covers have been printed for the newsstands.

The full list of Esquire Take Cover designers are:
Photographer Rankin, Photojournalist Martin Parr, Sir Paul Smith, Creative director Peter Saville, Calvin Klein designer Italo Zucchelli, Burberry’s chief creative director Christopher Bailey, Fashion house Lanvin, Pringle of Scotland, Tommy Hilfiger, Suit designer Richard James, Menswear designer John Varvatos, Menswear designer Kean Etr, Cartoonist David Shrigley, US Esquire Designer George Lois, Esquire mascot Esky, Simpsons creator Matt Groening, Massive Attack’s Rob Del Naja aka 3D, Rolling Stone Keith Richards, Rockstar Games, REM’s Michael Stipe, Music producer Mark Ronson, Drum’n’bass pioneer Goldie, Modern Toss, Illustrator Noma Bar, Comedians Vic Reeves and Ricky Gervais, TV presenters Cat Deeley and Steve Jones, Harry Potter’s Rupert Grint, F1 champion Jenson Button, The Wire’s Idris Elba and Sky Sports.

To view the full Esquire 20th anniversary Take Cover project check out the Esquire April issue - out tomorrow (3 March).